Insight: Big tobacco's new smokescreen

 作者:缪丬     |      日期:2019-02-28 07:19:09
By Rowan Hooper “THE scientific evidence is now indisputable: second-hand smoke is not a mere annoyance. It is a serious health hazard that can lead to disease and premature death in children and nonsmoking adults.” So wrote the US Surgeon General, Richard Carmona, last week in a report that called for smoking to be banned from more public spaces. Banning smoking is only part of the story, though. Anti-smoking campaigners are just as concerned by the way tobacco companies are encouraging smokers to alter their habit,